Community News & Events: April 9


The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will present a program on the magic loop method at its meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 75 Merriman’s Lane, Winchester.

Information: www.shenandoahknittingguild.org.


Beth El

Beth El Congregation in Winchester will host a community outreach Shabbat service at 7 p.m. Friday.

Rabbi Peter H. Grumbacher will introduce the structure and meaning of the Sabbath prayers. The regular service will begin at 7:30 p.m. followed by a Oneg Shabbat reception.



Antioch Church of the Brethren in Woodstock will host the Promisedland Quartet in concert with special guests The HysSongs at 7 p.m. Friday. An offering will be received. Information: 540-984-4359.


Bus trip

Friday is the deadline to register for a bus trip sponsored by Edinburg VFW Post 2447 on April 28 to Washington, D.C.

The trip will include visits to the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and John F. Kennedy’s gravesite.

The cost is free for veterans and $25 for all others. Information, registration: 984-4355.



Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold its annual Taste for Books fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 14. The theme is “Coming Home.”

The event will feature a variety of down-home cooking, Virginia beers and wines, the game “Where’s Sammy” and silent auction. Those attending may come in costume of Virginia through the years. There will also be historical photos.

Tickets are $50 each or buy four and get one free. Information: 540-635-3153.


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